The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 24, 2013

Tulips await tiptoes

— Tulips in full bloom. According to the Website Wikipedia, tulips are indigenous to mountainous areas with temperate  climates and need a period of cool dormancy, known as vernalization. It is believed the first tulips in the United States were grown near Spring Pond at the Fay Estate in Lynn and Salem, Massachusetts.